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Photo#1477513
Megalopsallus sparsus - male

Megalopsallus sparsus - Male
Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
December 8, 2017
Size: 2.3 mm to end of abdomen
Coordinates: 32.6560, -114.6151
Swept up in large numbers from Atriplex canescens (four-wing saltbush)
col. by J. T. Botz
det. as Megalopsallus sparsus (Van Duzee) by Dr. Thomas Henry, based on these photos and physical specimens from the same series.
Dr. Henry: "It is a variable Atriplex-feeding species ranging from uniformly green to green dorsally and dark ventrally and on the lower half of the head as in your photos."

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thanks again, Jason
Moved from Megalopsallus.